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Education News Archive - January 05, 2006

By Barrera, John M; Warner, Laverne For successful family programs at school, focus on climate, collaboration, and communication. Early in the year, Mrs. Gonzalez and her colleagues began planning for the annual fall fund-raising dance.

By McKenzie, Ginger Kelley The challenges we face in our schools are dynamically complex; that is, they are multifaceted and ever changing.

By Romanowski, Michael H In the midst of a nation undergoing great change, Chinese teachers encounter new challenges as they face the task of educating the nation's youth. As China charges forward into modernity, the nation is confronted with major economic and social changes.

By Sheridan, Matthew J; Steele-Dadzie, Timothy E Abstract The authors analyzed data on the information processing abilities of incarcerated youth (n = 1480) within a correctional center. The goal was to develop a learning style profile of the juvenile offenders.

By Meyer, Calvin F; Rhoades, Elizabeth Kelley Using well-conceived instructional design, educational programs appropriately can reflect racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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